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Hop on a Bike: Parador’s Tico Village and Waterfall Bicycle Tour

September 17, 2014 - 2:24 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

And away we go on Parador's bicycle tour... This is a complete edutainment experience, where you'll learn about the region's flora, fauna and other fun activities.   Hop aboard for a guided bicycle tour of the rural town of Portalon, just 30 minutes from…

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Happy Independence Day, Costa Rica!

September 15, 2014 - 1:17 pm in Hotel Happenings

Parador Resort & Spa celebrated Costa Rica’s Independence Day this weekend with a parade of handmade faroles, or lanterns, to evoke that fateful…

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Experience Humpback Whales Up Close and Personal

September 2, 2014 - 6:00 am in Nature & Adventure Tours

Did you know that Costa Rica has the longest Humpback Whale Watching season in the world? And there’s a reason why. Twice a year, the warm protected…

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Education First!

August 29, 2014 - 10:45 am in Sustainability

This month we had the honor of hosting Alina Vinueza, an Ecuadorian student at the Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center) during an internship she undertook to study best practices…

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“Clean-up Our Community” Campaign

August 27, 2014 - 10:53 am in Community

Today, Parador staff joined the resort’s Volunteer Program in the fifth “Clean-up Our Community” campaign of this year. As part of the resort’s corporate social responsibility plan, the “Clean-up our Community” campaign ensures a healthy environment…

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Reforestation Project

August 20, 2014 - 10:56 am in Community

Teams from Parador Hotel and the Parador Volunteer Program joined forces today with the Titi Conservation Alliance during a Reforestation Project that took place in the community of Sábalo. The purpose was to repopulate the site with enough biodiversity so…

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Presidential Suite Voted “Costa Rica’s Leading Hotel Suite 2014″ by World Travel Awards

August 11, 2014 - 5:27 pm in Awards & Certifications

The prestigious World Travel Awards 2014 have voted Parador Resort & Spa's Presidential Suite as "Costa Rica's Leading Hotel Suite 2014". Sprawling and luxurious, the Cristóbal Colón Presidential Suite spreads over 172 square meters (1,851 square feet)…

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From Greenhouse to Table

August 10, 2014 - 10:27 am in Sustainability

At Parador, Chef Alejandro has introduced microgreens into his menus and they’re the perfect complement to the eco-healthy lifestyle embraced by the resort. The chef and his team of agricultural experts built and designed a unique greenhouse—hermetically…

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Happy Guanacaste Day

July 25, 2014 - 11:15 am in Hotel Happenings

Today, Parador’s employees celebrate the 190th anniversary of the Annexation of Guanacaste to Costa Rica. The Guanacastecos have always been proud of their history and proof is in their slogan ‘de la patria por nuestra voluntad’, which means ‘part…

MicroGreens: Macro Taste, Macro Experience

July 23, 2014 - 2:53 pm in Dining

Chefs and gourmands the world over had already fallen in love with the notion of baby vegetables—so tender, so sweet—when a few inventive souls decided to look a little more closely at the root of the matter (literally) and discovered seedlings. They were…